Arud – Your Addiction Specialist

We give advice to doctors and other health care professionals and carry out assessments and consultations on their behalf. If you refer any of your patients to us, we will determine the scope of treatment together.

Our services include

  • consultative and liaison psychiatry services for GPs, hospitals, prisons and other institutions and support centres
  • consultative service in general internal medicine and infectiology for GPs, institutions and support centres
  • collaboration with addiction centres run by the Canton of Zurich

Addiction medicine/psychiatry

  • assessments of addictive disorders
  • diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric comorbidities such as ADHD
  • outpatient detoxification (alcohol, tobacco, medicines, cocaine, cannabis)
  • pharmacotherapy for substance use disorders, non-substance-related addictions and co-occurring mental disorders
  • opioid agonist therapy (OAT) for opioid dependence
  • outpatient psychotherapy for addictive disorders
  • outpatient psychotherapy for additional mental disorders and impairments

General medicine

  • general medical services for acute and chronic conditions
  • specialist clinic for chronic wounds

Infectiology, HIV and hepatitis

  • specialist clinic for HIV and hepatitis care
  • diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis, indication and implementation of antiviral therapies, intensive and interdisciplinary management of side effects and adherence, monitoring of possible drug interactions of concurrent substitution treatment and drug use
  • reviewing patient progress in inpatient facilities or prisons


Would you like to book a consultation or refer a patient to us? Contact us – we look forward to working with you.

+41 58 360 50 00
You can contact us from Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

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